Suggested castle and palace experiences

in the four-country region

Montfort Castle – ascent of the tower

One of the most attractive castles around Lake Constance, Montfort Castle is the emblematic landmark of Langenargen. From the tower, visitors enjoy fascinating views over the...

Achberg Castle

Achberg, a former castle of the Teutonic Order, is situated between Wangen in the Allgäu and Lindau on Lake Constance. With its outstanding stucco work, baroque castle...

Salem Monastery and Palace

Surrounded by extensive parks and gardens stands the former Cistercians monastery and modern-day Salem palace. It came into the possession of the Margraves of Baden in 1802...
Kißlegg New Castle close to Lake Constance

Kißlegg New Castle

Situated at the southern side of a romantic palace garden, the New Castle was built between 1721 and 1727 in accordance with the plans of master builder Johann Georg Fischer....

Allerheiligen Museum Schaffhausen

A rendezvous with art and culture, the museum belongs to the largest and most diverse universal museum in Switzerland. Everything under one roof in the heart of old...
Bad Schussenried Abbey close to Lake Constance

Schussenried Monastery Museum – NEW!

A former Premonstratensian monastery. Plans for the new monastery complex were drawn up in the mid-18th century by Dominikus Zimmermann and the edifice was built by Jakob...
Aerial photograph of Meßkirch Castle close to Lake Constance

Meßkirch Castle

Built in the style of the Renaissance by the counts of Zimmern around 1557, the Meßkirch Castle is one of the first regular fourwing buildings north of the Alps. Inside...

The Residential Palace of the Counts of Montfort

The former residence of the Counts of Montfort is one of the most attractive Palaces in Upper Swabia. The rich fittings were created by the leading stucco plasterers and...
Fortress ruins, Hohentwiel at Lake Constance

Fortress ruins, Hohentwiel

The Hohentwiel fortress ruins, which covers an impressive nine hectares, is one of the largest and oldest ruined fortresses in Germany. Its defensive walls and casemates, its...